# Velocity distribution of a driven inelastic one-component Maxwell gas.

@article{Prasad2017VelocityDO, title={Velocity distribution of a driven inelastic one-component Maxwell gas.}, author={V. V. Prasad and Dibyendu Das and Sanjib Sabhapandit and R. Rajesh}, journal={Physical review. E}, year={2017}, volume={95 3-1}, pages={ 032909 } }

The nature of the velocity distribution of a driven granular gas, though well studied, is unknown as to whether it is universal or not, and, if universal, what it is. We determine the tails of the steady state velocity distribution of a driven inelastic Maxwell gas, which is a simple model of a granular gas where the rate of collision between particles is independent of the separation as well as the relative velocity. We show that the steady state velocity distribution is nonuniversal and…

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